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copy desk

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noun Journalism.
  1. the desk in a newspaper office at which copy is edited and prepared for printing.Compare slot1(def 5).
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Origin of copy desk

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30
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copy desk

noun
  1. journalism a desk where copy is edited
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